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The Witch’s Cat by Catherine Wilson is quirky, mysterious and has a spooky feel.  


The use of chromaticism and triplets helps add to the uncertainty while the semitone / half-step motif that culminates with six octaves of hand crossing mimics a cat walking from the top of the keyboard all the way down to the very lowest note! 


Instrument: Piano Solo


Approximate difficulty level: Grade 2 - 3 / Early Intermediate


Key: Tonal centre of A with use of F# and C#, D# accidentals


Time signature: 4/4


Features: Chromatic runs, riff-like motifs with triplets, intervals of 5ths and 6ths


Focus: To work on finger dexterity, interval recognition, rhythmic playing

The Witch's Cat

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